Product Development Manager - Product Manager

Wallace Hind Selection
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercially focused, ambitious Product Development Manager / Product Manager required to create a new range of ground breaking, market differentiated products and service propositions for a world leading manufacturer of industrial weighing solutions.

BASIC: to £50,000 + OTE £60,000 + Company Car (Choice of) + Group Pension + Mobile + Laptop + 26 Days plus Stats

LOCATION: Totally flexible as field, home and office based. Commutable to our head office circa 1-2 day/week in Birmingham


A detailed brief will be provided to shortlisted candidates but in summary and as part of a team of three (Industrial, Production & Logistics), this is a new role created to strengthen our NPD Team.

* You will be a commercially focused, ambitious Product Development Manager / Product Manager who has gained specific experience of NPD and/or VOC within an industrial, production or manufacturing environment; have worked with customers to understand their business drivers and operational processes, and in conjunction with sales and manufacturing, created innovative, market differentiated products and/or service propositions that were ground breaking and profitable.

* Adjectives that best describe you include creative & innovative; commercially savvy; accountable; ambitious; completer/finisher; pro-active; effective communicator at all levels.

* For ease of reference, it is highly likely you will have held a role with one of the following job titles at your current or previous operations – Product Development Manager, NPD Manager, New Product Propositions Manager, Market Manager, Market Development Manager, NPD Marketing Manager or Product Manager.


* Succession planning is an integral part of our recruitment process and it is imperative we employ individuals who have the desire and capability to take on greater responsibilities. We offer the genuine potential for career development within our company and the group globally. This planning has proved to be very effective over the last 4 years in bringing in “new blood” and individuals who have seen further promotions.

COMPANY PROFILE - Product Development Manager - Product Manager

* Part of a £13bn International group, we are one of the world’s leading suppliers and manufacturers of industrial weighing solutions used across a diverse range of industries. Drawing on the latest research and technology from around the globe, we design, manufacture, install and service a wide range of industrial weighing systems that are second to none.

* In the UK, our strategic focus is split across three divisions: Production, Industrial and Logistics, with this role focussed on Market Management and New Product Development for Production which includes market segments such as Food & Drink, Pharmaceutical, Petro-Chemical, General Manufacturing (Including Automotive OE and Aerospace) as examples.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant John Gowen quoting Product Development Manager - Product Manager, reference JG1703-43 to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.